Tier 1 & Tier 2 Scholarship Application

This application is for a Tier 1 Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship. Any unsuccessful Tier 1 applicant will automatically be considered first for a Tier 2, then Tier 3 Scholarship.


This application must be completed by the athlete themselves. If a third party is required to complete the application, this must be acknowledged at the end of the form, noting who completed the form, and the reason for doing so.


If you wish to save the application and complete it later, please email a copy of the link to your preferred email address, noting:

  • Upon resuming the application, you will be taken back to the start of the form and there may be some fields blank

  • Please be understanding if this does occur, sometimes technology is not always our friend

  • You will still need to complete and submit the application prior to the due date

All applications must be submitted by 11:59pm on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Applications received after this time will not be considered.


The athlete themselves needs to complete and submit their own application.

Section 1

1. a) Scholarship Applicant Details


1. b) Occupation

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Section 2

2. a) Scholarship Applicant Sport Details

Disipline/s (eg: hurdles, backstroke, double trap, park, etc)


2. b) Current Rankings


2. c) 

Please provide the Scholarship applicant’s major National and International sporting achievements below, beginning with the most recent. (Do not include State results)

International

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Section 3

3. a) Mentor

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3. b) What are three things the applicant wants to learn from a Mentor?

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3. c)

List three living Sport Australia Hall of Fame Members from outside the Scholarship applicant’s sport, that they would choose as a Mentor

View athletes in the Sport Australia Hall of Fame

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Section 4

4. a) Marketing/Social Media

Please submit a 45-second video featuring the Scholarship applicant and providing information about them, why they love their sport and how the Scholarship Program and having a Mentor will benefit the Scholarship applicant.

Please upload the video to YouTube, Vimeo, Dropbox etc. and provide a link in the field below. Please ensure the video is not password protected or private.


4. b) Please provide links and total likes/followers to date of the Scholarship applicant’s social media platforms and other web-based media in which they use to promote themselves:

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Section 5

Financials

Please note: funds can be spent on sport related travel, medical (out of pocket of health insurance, etc.), sport-specific clothing and equipment, gym fees, coaching fees, competition fees, sport registration fees, and educational expenses will be considered. Full terms and conditions will be supplied upon successful application.


5. a) INCOME

Please provide a detailed breakdown of the Scholarship applicant’s current income including salary/wages, sponsorship, DAIS, NSO etc. for 2023.

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5. b) EXPENSES

Please provide a detailed breakdown on how the Scholarship applicant will spend the $10,000 or $5,000 sporting grant:

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Section 6

6. a) Other

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6. b) Referees

Referee 1: Relevant Sport Organisation (eg: Athletics Australia, Skate Australia etc)


Referee 2: Coach (National or Personal)


Referee 3: Manager or Personal Professional Referee

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Section 7 - Final Section

Terms and Conditions, Assessment Criteria, Declaration

7.a) Terms and Conditions

Please read the following terms and conditions carefully:

To be eligible for consideration for acceptance into the SAHOF Scholarship & Mentoring Program the following conditions must be met:

Nominations are open to all sportspersons who meet the following criteria:

  1. Be an Australian Citizen (residents cannot apply)

  2. Be between the ages of 15 – 21 as of December 31 of the year applying

  3. Be a participant in a sport recognised by either Sport Australia, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and/or Paralymoics Australia

  4. Have competed at International junior level or National senior level in their chosen sport (where applicable)

  5. Be a member of the Australian junior or senior squad/team in their chosen sport (where applicable)

  6. Applicants who apply for both Tier 1 and Tier 2 will be considered for Tier 1 first, Tier 2 if unsuccessful in Tier 1, then automatically considered for Tier 3 should they be unsuccessful for Tier and Tier 2.

  7. The applicant must complete the form themselves. No third party can apply on the applicant’s behalf (if the applicant is overseas or unavailable, a third party can apply on their behalf and must provide reason).

Previous Scholarship Holders are encouraged to re-apply providing they meet the Program Eligibility Criteria.

Scholarship and Mentoring Program Selection Policy available here.

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Assessment

A Scholarship applicant acknowledges and agrees to the following:

  • The application is not a guarantee, acceptance or approval of being awarded a Sscholarship.   

  • Each application will be considered in the context of its alignment with the evidence of need and clarity of how the funds will be used, use of Mentor (if applicable) along with a non-biased, fair and consistent selection process which considers all sports (Olympic/non-Olympic, Paralympic/non-Paralympic), genders, international rankings, etc.  

  • A successful applicant will be notified via email or phone along with instructions for acceptance.

  • A successful applicant must accept, in writing, all terms and conditions including signing the Scholarship Agreement before being eligible to receive Scholarship funds and all other associated benefits. 


7.c) Declaration

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NOTE: Where the applicant is under 18 years of age this form must also be signed by the applicant’s parent or legal guardian.

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If a third party has completed this application due to the applicant being overseas or physically cannot complete this application form themselves, please provide details and signature to acknowledge the accuracy of the information.

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Please contact Bonnie Elliott on the below details should you have any questions or queries.

Mobile
0413 701 787

Email
bonnie.elliott@sahof.org.au

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